Small-scale explosivity testing
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In the area of energetic materials testing, correlation of small- and large-scale test results is a frequently sought and seldom achieved goal. We have experimented using the cartridge test to obtain a relative ranking of the explosivity of energetic materials. The cartridge test attempts to detonate a 2 gram sample of energetic material confined in a .303″ brass cartridge case with a number 8 blasting cap. Violence of an event was judged by the weight of the main body of the casing remaining attached to the base after detonation. © 1999 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
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Journal of Energetic Materials
Oxley, Jimmie, James Smith, Evan Rogers, Elmo Resende, and Abdel Mostafa. "Small-scale explosivity testing." Journal of Energetic Materials 17, 4 (1999): 331-343. doi: 10.1080/07370659908201794.